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Top speakers confirmed for African Energy's power and renewables meeting

Africa Investment Exchange: Power and Renewables

19-20 November, London

Co-produced by African Energy, AIX: Power & Renewables will focus on addressing the challenges facing investors and the innovative structures emerging from deals along the electricity value chain.

AIX: Power & Renewables is sponsored by Actis, FMO, Globeleq and InfraCo Africa and supported by the US Chamber of Commerce, and the Business Council for Africa.

Proceedings will be held under the Chatham House Rule and structured round a series of interactive panel-led sessions to encourage an open exchange of views.

Participants include:

Karl Fickenscher Deputy Co-ordinator Power Africa, USA
Peter Ballinger, Managing Director, South Africa, OPIC
Silas Zimu, Special Advisor on Energy to the South African President
Akinwole Omoboriowo II, Chief Executive Officer, Genesis Electricity, Nigeria
Sam Amadi  Chief Executive Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Nigeria
Cheick-Oumar Sylla, CEO Africa, Contour Global
Paul Kunert, Director, Havergate Infrastructure Partners
Christos Antonopoulos, Chief Executive Officer, Lekela Power, UK
Adrian Mucalov, Director Energy, Actis, UK
Alex Katon, Executive Director, InfraCo Africa, UK
Bertrand Belben, Senior Business Developer, InfraCo Africa, UK
Jasandra Nyker, Chief Executive Officer, Biotherm Energy, South Africa
Mike Mulcahy, Project Executive, Atlantis Special Economic Zone ,South Africa
Pankaj Gupta, Manager Guarantee Program World Bank, USA
Elvira Eurlings, Director Energy Department, FMO, Netherlands
Pradeep Pursnani, Deputy Director - COO, Shell Foundation

Plus senior representatives from AIIM, Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries BIO, DEGUK Department for International Development (DfID)DeRisk, DLA Piper, Fieldstone Private Capital Group, Globeleq, Green Energy Global, Green Investment Bank, GreenMax Capital Investors, Hg Capital, IFC, Impala Energy, Jinko Solar, Mainstream Renewable Power, Norfund, Partners Group, Siemens, UK Export Finance

The initial agenda may be downloaded here

There is a 25% early bird discount which runs until 2 October
You may register online or by emailing my colleague Lauren Andrews.

African Energy subscribers receive a 35% discount. Email


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